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Global Bank statement regarding the Blue Apple Case

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Never mind, I fund it. It reads in English as follows: https://www.tvn-2.com/nacionales/Global-Bank-senalamientos-Ministerio-Publico_0_4941255945.html


01/15/2018 - 11:24 PM

On the night of this Monday, January 15, the Panamanian bank Global Bank, through a statement, rejected the Public Ministry's statements related to the "Blue Apple" case and stated that they complied with all protocols and regulations in the country.

"For the case" Blue Apple Services "and other companies, where the factoring activity carried out by our subsidiary Factor Global is mentioned, we wish to clarify that the contracts subject to such commercial exercise were the result of State tenders duly awarded and endorsed." , says the company's statement.


According to the investigation carried out by the Public Prosecutor's Office, through the factoring activity in which the Panamanian bank is mentioned, there was a movement of money that supposedly came from the payment of bribes by construction companies to ex-employees of the Ministry of Finance. Public Works and Ministry of Housing during the years 2011 and 2012.


"At no time, Factor Global discounted invoices from" Blue Apple Services "or from other companies cited in the process. All the discounted bills were from government entities. Checks written by clients were honored and instructions were issued for the issuance of checks in favor of third parties, "stresses the bank with Panamanian capital.


Global Bank affirmed that it has collaborated with the authorities in the investigations it carries out and that they are open to continue contributing in the process of the investigations that are carried out.

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